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WINDER

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award ID:
914
Program Year/Program:
1984 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
914
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Machine Design Engineers,
714 S. Homer Street Seattle, WA 98108
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1984
Title: WINDER
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $54,462.00
 

Abstract:

THE PHASE I PROPOSED WORK WILL PROVE THE FEASIBILILITY OF A CONCEPT OF A MACHINE TO FLAT WIND FIBER OPTIC CABLE INTO PACKS SUITABLE FOR AIR DEPLOYMENT. THE WORK WILL INCLUDE EVALUATION OF THE CONCEPT AS TOTHE MACHINE'S CAPABILITY TO WIND THE VARIOUS TYPES OF CABLE INTO FLAT LAYERS, SUCCESSFULLY TRANSITION FROM ONE LAYER TO THE NEXT, PROVIDE A PRE-TWIST, APPLY GLUE AND MATRIX COMPOUNDS, INTERFACE WITH CANNISTERS AND ADAPT TO COMPUTER CONTROL. A CLEAR PLASTIC, WORKING MODEL OF THE MACHINE WILL BE CONSTRUCTED AND USED FOR CONCEPT EVALUATION. A HAND OPERATED PROTOTYPE WILL BE DESIGNED AND BUILT FOR TESTING TO IDENTIFY PROBLEMS AND TO PROVE FEASIBILITY. A FINAL SUMMARY REPORT WILL BE PREPARED.

Principal Investigator:

Vern goodwin
2062515990

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Machine Design Engineers Inc.
19226 66th Ave S. Suite L-109 Kent, WA 98032

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No